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HIST 106 World History II: From 1500 to Present

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course provides a broad survey of the modern world including the rich histories of Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania since 1500 CE. It examines the major historical events that created an interconnected world from a comparative and international perspective. Themes such as exploration, industrialization, global trade, human rights, capitalism and consumerism, popular culture, the environment, political and social structures, nationalism, secularism, imperialism and post-colonialism are examined.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU Area C2 or D), UC (IGETC Area 3B or 4)